St Martin, Yorkshire Genealogy

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Yorkshire Parishes S-Y
North Riding
St Martin

Guide to St Martin, Yorkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

St Martin, Yorkshire
Type Extra-parochial
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred East Hang
County Yorkshire
Poor Law Union Richmond
Registration District Richmond
Records begin
Parish registers: For records see surrounding parishes
Bishop's Transcripts: For records see surrounding parishes
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Not Applicable
Diocese Not Applicable
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Search the courts of the surrounding parishes
Location of Archive
Yorkshire Record Office

Parish History

MARTIN, ST., an extra-parochial liberty, locally in the chapelry of Hipswell, parish of Catterick, union of Richmond, wapentake of Hang-East, N. riding of York, ¾ of a mile (S. E.) from Richmond. St Martin is an extra-parochial place. Search surrounding parishes for records and information.[1]


Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records

Online Records

Online data content from chapelry registers of Catterick exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

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ST. MARTIN CHAPELRY (1715) Online Records


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1715-1867, 1880-1882





AC None



For a full list of all those chapels surrounding St. Martin and comprising the whole ancient parish of Catterick to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the Catterick page.

To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Non Conformist Churches

Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.

Poor Law Unions

Richmond Poor Law Union, Yorkshire

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Yorkshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.


Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 266-269. Adapted. Date accessed: 16 October 2013.